NBA: Phoenix Suns at Dallas MavericksApr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Brandan Wright (34) defends against Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye (8) during the first half at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Dallas survived a late Phoenix rally to win 101-98 at home.
They are in seventh place in the strong Western Conference with a 49-32 record with one regular season game left.
The Memphis Grizzlies (47-32) are eighth, with the Suns (47-33) ninth.
(Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina; editing by Sudipto Ganguly)